Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSir Zelman Cowen School of Music
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Kenji Fujimura


The aim of this unit is to provide chamber music students in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music the opportunity to be mentored by experienced and world-class chamber-music performers. The unit will consist of master-classes and workshops by tenured and visiting musicians. Students can expect to learn advanced rehearsal strategies and techniques in context of chamber music and they will participate in high-profile commercial public performance opportunities.


  1. Work as individuals and groups in planning and implementing chamber music performances
  2. Understand the group psychology of music performance in a chamber music setting
  3. Have the skills to rehearse efficiently in a chamber-music setting
  4. Gain the confidence and experience of performing in commercial environments.


Public recitals: 90%
Attendance and participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

2 hours contact per week in workshops and master-classes
6 hours of individual and group practice each week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


By audition